• Length:
    4 Weeks
  • Effort:
    2–3 hours per week
  • Price:

    FREE
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  • Institution
  • Subject:
  • Level:
    Introductory
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English

Prerequisites

Recommended: PUBLIB604x

About this course

In this course, part of the Public Library Management Professional Certificate program, we’ll explore the ongoing infrastructure support that library leaders must facilitate, including:

  • maintenance
  • insurance
  • contract services
  • patron privacy
  • technology
  • budgets
  • policies

You’ll learn how these decisions are made to ensure long-term sustainability.

What you'll learn

  • How to discuss, contract, and manage services from outside providers.
  • How to make decisions about technology policies, eRATE for Internet services, etc.
  • How to set up annual and long-term maintenance budgets and schedules.
  • How to post a maintenance job for bid.
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Meet your instructors

Josie Barnes Parker
Director
Ann Arbor District Library, Michigan

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